June 16, 2017 RSS feed / Society

Exploring the Meandering Threads in our Lives

Something is very gently, invisibly, silently, pulling at me – a thread or net of threads finer than cobweb …. More...

RePapel helps female entrepreneurs succeed

A few months ago I had the opportunity to visit Dominican Republic as a passenger on the Fathom cruise ship, Adonia, a part of the Carnival Corporation. More...

Chocolate cooperative proves lucrative for women

As a volunteer, I was given the privilege to work for Cacao and Women’s Chocolate Cooperative in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic during a Fathom cruise ship. More...

Claudia Clarke “Toddie” McNair

Claudia Clarke McNair, fondly known as Toddie, beloved wife of E. Chandler McNair, died June 7, 2017, in Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Scholarship recipient visits Capital Rotary

Capital Rotarian Darren Foy introduces Kate Elizabeth Chalfant of Columbia as the latest recipient of a $5,000 college scholarship awarded by the club, renewable annually for four years. More...

We are just fine

Just. It’s just a word. A four-letter word. A word that has really been under my skin until recently.  More...

Former resident of Midlands makes documentary

Cindy Ott and her husband, John, used to live at Lake Murray in Chapin. She worked in broadcasting in Columbia for awhile, some television and mostly radio, in my first career. More...

Hope is an emotion for the brave

“Hope is for the brave” and “Only the strong make themselves vulnerable.”  I’m not sure if I read these quotes somewhere or if I made them up, but either way, I like them.  I’ve been chronicling the tales More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club presents Build Your Dollar scholarship

A.C. Flora High School 2016 graduate receives the Ruritan Build your Dollar scholarship from Bill Cloaninger, the Business and Professions Chairperson for Lower Richland Ruritan Club. More...

Growing Up in Forest Hills

Part 11: Bugger Heads Hunt Club

At some long-past Christmas, all our neighborhood boys coveted Daisy BB Air Rifles. The Western Auto store had stocked all models of Daisy air rifles for the season. More...